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  • Can anyone give me a general idea how long it may take for the heavy and tight chest annoyance to go away. From what I read, it may take a year or longer to ease.  It feels like Im carrying a 10lb plate on my chest and at times hard to sleep. . Thanks, ...

  • I had fatigue and really bad breathing issues until I stopped taking amiodaron.  I was very depressed because I felt like I wasn't getting better.  I feel MUCH better now.  Having to sit in my house because of the Virus doesn't help. I grew up close ...

  • Hi Peter, You are not alone. I'm now 13 months post op (CABGx2) and remember around the 3-4 month mark feeling the depression. With the help of all these amazing members in this group and a wonderful therapist I was able to move through it, it does take ...

  • Hi Tracy, Welcome to the group! I'm so very sorry for the loss of your mother, and for the loss of your income.. I had an emergency double bypass May 15, 2019. It came as quite a surprise since I have always been active and somewhat healthy. (Although ...

  • Tracy, you will find many people in this group to help you through this. I, too, had my first event at 53. Mine was a triple bypass. But that was 30 years ago. I relied on a bulletin board back then. The internet was just a dream at that time. Stay in ...